Oral cancer has seen an increase in sufferers every year and we feel that it has now become important to your general oral health to attend cancer screenings. Through early detection and treatment we are able to improve survival rates by up to 90 percent.
We advise those over the age of 40 to attend a yearly oral cancer screening. The process is quick simple and pain-free and will involved the dentist examining your mouth for any symptoms and signs of oral cancer. It only takes a few minutes but could be so important for your overall health.
Risk factors for oral cancer
Oral cancer is highly treatable but only if caught early. We therefore advise patients who have a family history of oral cancer or who drink, smoke or chew tobacco to attend regular screenings. If you feel that you are within this high-risk bracket, oral cancer screenings Liverpool can help you check for any hidden symptoms.
Look out for signs and symptoms
Most people are unsure of the signals and symptoms of oral cancer and so many, unaware that they have the illness, are left undiagnosed. Indications of the illness include mouth ulcers and sores that do not heal for a long time, white and red patches in the mouth and abnormal swellings in the throat or mouth. Our Liverpool oral cancer screening clinic will help you to identify the signs as early as possible.
If you are looking for oral cancer screenings in Liverpool, please get in contact with our team in order to arrange an appointment. After all it is better to be safe than sorry.